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HVDC Operations & Maintenance Engineer - FOLKESTONE

Rochester, United Kingdom; Folkestone, United Kingdom

English (UK)

Job Description

To ensure that the HVDC converter stations are kept in good operational condition such that, to the extent that can be achieved through a maintenance programme, they will continue to meet performance requirements. Provide control room services including monitoring and operation of an HVDC interconnector.


·          Ensure compliance with Work Specifications, Local Management Instructions, statutory Requirements and Health & Safety Issues.

·          Conduct safety monitoring of both Siemens and contractors staff.

·          Plan, develop and implement maintenance routines for all plant and equipment within scope of the contract.

·          Assist in the development of existing and new processes to enhance the quality of service provided to the customer.

·          Ensure a safe working environment is provided at all times, and obtain or develop any necessary documentation such as, risk assessments and method statements.

·          Plan day to day work, anticipate problems and accomplish tasks to standards of quality and time.

·          Act as Interconnector Operator.

·          Work on a shift pattern that will be 4 days on, 4 days off.

·          Take part in a 24/7 365day per year standby rota and provide flexible support whenever possible to support others who are on call.

·          Act as SAP under appropriate safety rules (if required)

·          Investigate and rectify faults and prepare, where necessary, reports to comply with QA and customers requirements.

·          Interpret test and inspection reports and initiate appropriate action.

·          Ensure that all maintenance documentation is completed and uploaded on Maintenance Management System as specified in O&M procedures.

·          Ensure all work is carried out to a satisfactory quality and technical standard.

·          Complete weekly time sheet for monitoring workload.

·          Carry out other duties within competence as directed by the appropriate supervisor

·          Undertake training in order to develop as necessary.

·          Provide a technical, engineering and advisory service to other staff in areas where have particular expertise or experience.

·          Commitment to Siemens Customer First initiative including excellent call handling and voice mail skills.

·          Abide by all business compliance requirements in line with Company policies.

Role Requirements

·          Formal qualification to HNC level desirable but not essential

·          Authorisation under HV safety rules desirable but not essential

·          Minimum 3 years’ experience working within a maintenance environment on industrial sites / electrical substations.

·          IT Literacy (MS Office including MS Project etc)

·          Good communication & interpersonal skills.

·          Demonstrate evidence of successful organisational skills.

·          Demonstrate evidence of successful team working abilities.

·          Demonstrate evidence of understanding of H & S legislation and Risk Management Process.

Job ID: 92646

Organisation: Energy Management

Experience Level: not defined

Job Type: Full-time

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